Underwater cloaking device creates mirage
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21007-nanotubes-help-cloak-objects-in-a-mirage.html
Northeastern Opens Campus in Charlotte, N.C.
Advancing a model of higher education that moves "beyond the traditional boundaries of place," Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun announced today that the university will launch a system of regional campuses in selected American cities. The first regional campus opens its doors today in Charlotte, N.C.
"What Does It Mean To Be Green?" written by Rana DiOrio--Book Trailer (Conservation)
This colorful, insightful story, demystifies for children what it means to be green by helping them to view everyday tasks through an environmentally-friendly lens. The book empowers children to do whatever they can to protect the earth's precious resources. Don't be surprised if they start coming up with suggestions of their own for you! This is a great resource to encourage our young readers to go green. (1:48)
Japancast HD Video Episode 112 – Learn Japanese @ Japancast.net
White day, Japanese shortcuts and perfect versus just right! Anime otaku? Love Japan? Hate boring Japanese lessons? Then visit Japancast! Hitomi-sensei has had the #1 rated Japanese video podcast in iTunes for 5 years. We talk about anime, manga, and REAL Japanese, not Japanese for business executives.
Design Squad: Sound
In this video segment adapted from Design Squad—a PBS TV series featuring high school contestants tackling engineering challenges—learn about the fundamentals of sound as student teams create percussive and stringed instruments for a local band.
This patient education program explains depression, the symptoms, causes and available treatment options. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Cerebellar Degeneration - Coordination Exam - Lower Extremities Sub-exam - Patient 3
This 42-year-old man complains of poor balance and frequent falls for 6 years. Imbalance has been progressive; he cannot ambulate independently at present. He experiences tremors and weakness. Imbalance has been progressive and he now cannot ambulate independently. He is in good general health except for heavy alcohol use. For the last 10 years, he has consumed a quart of vodka and 5 beers daily. On awakening, he feels "shaky" and calms himself with a morning drink. He has not had blackouts or
"Bosnia Tune" by Joseph Brodsky (poetry reading)
"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" - a quotation usually attributed to Edmund Burke who did say something very similar. Similar words are also used in the Russian film adaptation of "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy. There are several versions of this poem. About 30,000 people went missing in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war - this poem was written in 1992. Brodsky was an American of the Russian-Jewish origin. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1987.
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #19 - Top 10 Japanese Songs: Usagi to Kame/The Tortoise and the Hare
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you hear someone singing a song in Japanese about a tortoise and a hare, you immediately recall your childhood. When you tell your Japanese hosts that you love this familiar story, they smile proudly and say that it’s impressive how Japanese folklore has spread far and wide. You think to [...]
Motor Exam: Normal Exam: Upper Extremities - Stretch or Deep Tendon Reflexes
A brisk tap to the muscle tendon using a reflex hammer produces a stretch to the muscle that results in a reflex contraction of the muscle. The muscles tested, segmental level, and grading of DTR's is listed below. Levels for DTR's: Biceps – C5-6 Brachioradialis – C5-6 Triceps – C7 Finger Flexors – C8 Grading DTR's: 0 – Absent 1 – Decreased but present 2 – Normal 3 – Brisk and excessive 4 – With clonus The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical locali
Worksheet requiring students to correctly complete a list of geography-related abbreviations.
Weather Sayings Quiz
The pupil will learn about weather lore. The pupil will find out that there are many weather sayings. Pupils will explain in their own words a number of the sayings.
Neanderthal mammoth hunters in Jersey
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Richard Hollingham meets scientists and archaeologists who are working to preserve one of the most important Neanderthal settlements in north-west Europe to find out how they lived; later on, he visits the local primary school to find out what schoolchildren make of the Neanderthals.
Thailand hopes sandbags will save Bangkok
Nov. 3 - Thailand stacks giant sandbags, hoping to prevent floodwater from entering the heart of the Bangkok. Katharine Jackson reports.
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Baby chicks hatch from the eggs laid by adult hens. They are various different colors, are covered entirely by soft feathers, and have small wings and two feet.
Sour Patch Kids Commercial - The Cyclist
This 15 second Sour Patch commercial uses humor to relay a persuasive message to the audience. Commercials are not only relevant to students, but can also be used for a variety of comprehension skills such as: cause and effect, compare and contrast, context clues, drawing conclusions, fact and opinion, inference, summarizing, and sequencing.
If an animal track is fork-shaped, it was probably made by a bird. If the track shows four or five toes and is paw-shaped, it was probably made by a mammal. There are many other tracks that different animals make.
Modeled Arctic Sea Ice Thickness from 1940 through 2060: View #1
Part of the ongoing research into polar ice trends encompasses evaluation from sophisticated computer models. At the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University, run by NASAs sibling agency, NOAA, researchers modeled a 5,000 year period to see how polar ice might behave over time depending on several different variables. This visualization shows a 120-year slice of that complete model, essentially offering a research window on to experimental processes that require longer time
Course Threads: About the Sciences & Society Course Thread
The Course Thread Program allows UC Berkeley undergraduates to explore intellectual themes that connect courses across departments and disciplines. Without creating new majors or minors, the program instead highlights connections between existing courses. Course Threads help students see the value in educational breadth while also pursuing a more in-depth and well-rounded knowledge on one particular topic. Course Thread topics include: Human Rights, Cultural Forms in Transit, The Historical & Mo